Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Shoppers will be going bananas over a sale at the Palmers Department Stores in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

A discount supermarket has once again received unanimous planning approval after overcoming objections from a nearby competitor.

Waveney District Council

Homebase has confirmed the 42 stores it wants to close as part of a restructure that puts 1,500 jobs at risk - and it includes the Ipswich branch.

United Kingdom

The Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Lowestoft and Waveney Business Awards, which celebrate the best in the business world that the area has to offer, are now open for entries.

As the gavel came down on the final lot Charles Reynolds was overcome with a mixture of emotions.


A Suffolk holiday group is on the verge of another record summer, buoyed by the recent heatwave.

United Kingdom

Southwold brewer and distiller Adnams has released its results for the six months to the end of June 2018. Business editor Mark Shields looks at the key points to emerge from the numbers.


Troubled DIY chain Homebase is set to reveal plans which will close around a quarter of its stores and threaten more than 1,000 jobs, according to reports.

United Kingdom

A Suffolk brewery has been pipped to the post for a major beer accolade.

United Kingdom

Ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS Ltd has completed a refit in Lowestoft for a prominent Port of London Authority maintenance vessel.


An energy leader has praised two female students from the eastern region after they scooped the top accolade for their energy course.

East Coast College

Norfolk businesses have just three weeks to enter the Great British High Street Awards.

Brexit will offer the ports of Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth new opportunities, a government minister and Norfolk MP has claimed.

European Union

A government initiative to attract more investment in offshore energy has been welcomed by industry leaders in East Anglia.

Simon Gray

Jamie Brown of Archant’s Local Impact programme examines how you can make your business stand out from the crowd.

The small businesses of a bankless town were left struggling for cash with which to trade after the mobile bank branch they depend on failed to arrive.

3sun Group, based in Great Yarmouth, will be servicing the construction stage of East Anglia One from the wind farm’s operations and maintenance base in Lowestoft.

East Coast College

A diversity advocate and leading figure on East Anglia’s tourism scene is encouraging more businesses to engage with Norwich Pride.


The first major building project as part of a £2.5 billion offshore wind farm began in earnest at a groundbreaking event.

Peter Aldous

White Stuff has opened in Southwold with storming success, thanks to their four day beach event which saw hundreds visit the shop/

Norfolk Day has gripped the county and businesses, big and small, are getting behind the major celebration. Reporter Sophie Wyllie reports on the variety of events being put on across the county and why businesses are backing the big day.


An East Anglian department store chain says business will continue “as usual” after a competitor dropped its bid to take over its shops.

A ground-breaking ceremony marking the start of construction on a new £16m marine science centre in Lowestoft has been held.

There was a bustle of interest on the coast as major components for an offshore gas rig were shipped out to sea.


As a business owner, your ultimate goal is highly likely to be to have more people spending money with you – this means you need to start by building a customer base.

A campaign to get more East Anglian businesses involved in a multi-billion pound energy project off the region’s coast is being stepped up.

A clothing chain is set to launch a new store in Southwold on July 6.

United Kingdom

An employer-led skills centre designed to train the next generation of offshore energy sector workers in East Anglia opens its doors today.

East Coast College

More than 130 jobs are at risk after a Norfolk retailer became the latest to announce plans to close stores due to a slump in sales.

United Kingdom

Budget retailer Poundworld is reportedly on the brink of announcing its intention to appoint administrators – a move which could put 5,300 jobs in jeopardy.


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